The asymptomatic nature of COVID-19 transmission exposes millions of animals in captivity to human contact. And given the fact that the number of captive tigers in the US alone is between 5000 and 10,000 -- more than the number of tigers found in the wild -- the captive animals face a greater risk.
Autumn has just set in and Delhi is gasping for a gulp of fresh air already. What awaits the capital in November, the cruelest month when the city’s air quality hits the red zone? Will Delhi clean up its act this year and give its citizens a breather?
Air pollution kills millions every year. This winter, experts warn that a collusion between coronavirus and particulate matter will exacerbate infections and related deaths. What are we doing about this clear and present danger?